16th Annual WBEC-West Strategic Procurement Opportunity Conference

September 9-12, 2019 3800 W. Starr Pass Boulevard

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Event Information

WBEC-West 16th Annual Strategic Procurement Opportunity Conference will provide you the resources needed to build sustainable relationships with procurement and supplier diversity professionals in order to grow your business to the next level of success. This year’s event will have smaller industry specific symposiums, which will allow you the opportunity to dialog and connect with procurement and supplier diversity professionals in a more meaningful way, while learning about the latest trends and industry specific opportunities within your target markets.
 
Learn How to Uncover the Clues to Success in this two-and-a-half-day event while building sustainable relationships during the symposiums, connection luncheon, matchmaker opportunities, strategic mini-connections and round table meetings with corporate partners, primes, government agencies and fellow WBEs. Join your new connections and top off the event in style at our annual awards dinner on Thursday, September 12, 2019.
 

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Speakers

Barbara Myrick

B&M Construction, Inc.

Lisa Castiilo

AT&T

Melanie Gunn

Warner Media

Priscilla Chavez

PCL Construction

Michelle Word

Burns & McDonnell

Marianne Ellis

VEO Group

Agenda

September 09, 2019

2nd Annual Pre-Event Golf Tournament

06:30 am - 02:00 pm
REGISTER TODAY: https://site.eventmatches.com/2ndannualgolfThe Women`s Business Enterprise...
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Platinum Supplier Prep Class (PSP Grads Only)

04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
For Platinum Supplier Vendor Showcase...
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September 10, 2019

Yoga - Vivos On-Site Wellness

06:15 am - 07:15 am
Workplace stress and tension impact...
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Early Registration

08:00 am - 03:30 pm
Early Registration

WBE2WBE Connection Corner

08:00 am - 03:30 pm
This area has been specially...
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Grow Your Business through Government Contracting

09:00 am - 12:00 pm
If you are currently a...
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Corporate Only Workshop

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This workshop is for the...
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Corporate Only Working Lunch

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
For Corporate Members/Government Agencies Only

Corporate Only Workshop Continues

01:00 pm - 02:45 pm
Corporate Members/Government Agencies Only -...
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Manufacturing Mini Symposium

01:15 pm - 02:45 pm
Manufacturing Mini Symposium - More...
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Professional Services Mini Symposium

01:15 pm - 02:45 pm
Professional Services Workshop - More...
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Platinum Supplier Prep Class (PSP Grads Only)

01:30 pm - 02:45 pm
Platinum Supplier Prep Class for...
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Platinum Supplier Vendor Showcase (PSP Grads/Corps Only)

03:00 pm - 05:30 pm
Platinum Supplier Vendor Showcase -...
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Plenary Session - Connecting your WBENC Certification 2 Success

03:00 pm - 03:45 pm
More info to come

Plenary Session: Connecting the Dots to Success

03:45 pm - 05:00 pm
Come One...Come All.....to this fast...
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Platinum Supplier Graduation Reception (ALL past & present PSP Grads/Corps Only)

05:30 pm - 06:30 pm
This reception for all the...
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Conference Kick Off Welcome Reception

06:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Conference Kick Off Reception -...
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September 11, 2019

Yoga - Vivos On-Site Wellness

06:15 am - 07:15 am
Workplace stress and tension impact...
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Registration

07:00 am - 05:00 pm
Registration

Wednesday Breakfast - Served

07:15 am - 08:15 am
Breakfast will be served from...
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Kick Off Welcome Pitch Breakfast

08:00 am - 09:30 am
You asked for more ways...
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WBE2WBE Connection Corner

09:30 am - 05:00 pm
This area has been specially...
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New Age of Construction

09:45 am - 11:45 am
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Entertainment Symposium

09:45 am - 11:30 am
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Utilities of the Future

09:45 am - 11:45 am
Present the following:   Who is Golden...
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Building Sustainable Relationships to Grow Your Business Interactive Lunch

11:45 am - 02:30 pm
  WBEC-West is excited to move...
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How 2 Build Success with Honda

02:45 pm - 03:45 pm
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How 2 Build Success with AT&T and Time Warner

02:45 pm - 03:45 pm
Disruptive Strategies to Win Corporate...
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How 2 Build Success with PayPal

02:45 pm - 03:45 pm
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Matchmaker Madness Non-Strategic Roundtable

04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Non-Strategic Roundtables differ from Strategic...
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Macy`s Strategic Dinner

06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Join Macy's Procurement and Supplier Diversity Professionals...
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September 12, 2019

Yoga - Vivos On-Site Wellness

06:15 am - 07:15 am
Workplace stress and tension impact...
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WBEC-West Silent Auction

07:00 am - 04:30 pm
Silent Auction

Registration

07:30 am - 03:00 pm
Registration    

Resource Tables

07:30 am - 04:00 pm
Community Partners Registration (Invitation Only) The...
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WBE2WBE Connection Corner

07:30 am - 05:00 pm
This area has been specially...
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Technology Breakfast

08:00 am - 09:30 am
New technologies such as Artificial...
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Mini-Workshop

09:45 am - 10:45 am
Mini Workshop - More Details...
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WBEC-West 16th Annual Corporate Strategic Matchmaker

09:45 am - 04:00 pm
The WBEC-West 16th Annual Corporate...
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Mini-Workshop

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mini Workshop - More Details...
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Thursday Lunch Panel

12:15 pm - 02:00 pm
Thursday Lunch Panel - More...
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Macy`s Pop Up Booth

01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Macy's Pop Up Booth - Register...
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Mini Workshop

02:15 pm - 03:15 pm
Mini Workshop - More Details...
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Gala Reception

06:30 pm - 07:30 pm
Gala Reception

Gala/Awards Dinner

07:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Gala/Awards Dinner

After Party

10:30 pm - 11:55 pm
After Party